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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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Gifts or cash

Just wondering if the cleaning staff like gifts or would rather have money as tips I know in Cuba they like face creams etc as it is hard for them to buy so just wondered if it was the same in the Dominican.

Silver Spring...
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1. Re: Gifts or cash

Cash is king, pampers, powdered milk and other products are expensive here, money makes the better difference.

St. John's, Canada
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2. Re: Gifts or cash

Shops have everything necessary, there are no shortages like in Cuba. But wages are low and workers appreciate the extra cash.

Tequesta, Florida
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for Puerto Aventuras, Punta Cana
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3. Re: Gifts or cash

Ca$h for sure!

Chester, United...
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Another vote for cash

Toronto, Canada
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cash, Cash, CASH!

Erieau, Canada
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Cash

London, United...
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Cash, - let the recipent decide what to buy.

Stony Plain, Canada
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a little cash goes a long way ....... a little more if they have to do anything extra ..... cleaning a mess ........

On
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all that said I have had workers that we have know over the years ask if we have brought them cologne ( the good stuff mind you)

Sosua, Dominican...
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10. Re: Gifts or cash

$$$$$$$$$$ our housekeeper still has about a 30 supply of lotioins and potions left by tourists when she worked at a major hotel.

Local Dominicans can buy what ever they need or want if they had the money to do so.

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